Beach Boys tribute band returns to HHT

Courtesy of Surf’s Up
It’s a family effort for members of Surf’s Up, a tribute band to the Beach Boys.

■ By Susan Carrier / Contributed

On Saturday Aug. 26, the classic sound of the Beach Boys returns once more to the Historic Hemet Theatre (HHT). Surf’s Up is Southern California’s favorite tribute band to the Beach Boys and a regular visitor to the valley, performing at several venues in the area. This will be the fourth time that the group has performed at HHT.
Surf’s Up has an incredible sound – you can close your eyes and match each note to the memory in the back of your mind, listening to those old vinyl records you played over and over again until the grooves were worn down.
The band consists of brothers Donny and Danny Goldberg, their father Don Goldberg Sr. and their cousin Denny Hardwick. They have been perfecting the Beach Boys sound for 25 years…literally since they were kids. Their harmonies capture the authentic blend of the Beach Boys, bringing the magical “Sound of Summer” to their performance.
If you have not visited the Historic Hemet Theatre for a concert, you are missing the chance to experience the best concert venue in the area. Audience members and performers comment that the auditorium’s acoustics are amazing. Add in comfortable seating, a large dance floor and a beer or glass of wine from the bar and you have the makings for the perfect concert night out. No need to drive to Temecula for a concert – the best venue around is right here in the historic downtown district of Hemet!
Tickets sold out the last time Surf’s Up was in town, so get your tickets early. There may be a few tickets left day of show – call the box office to verify.
Showtime for all performances is 7 p.m. Tickets are $22 presale, $25 day of show, available online at or at the theatre ticket office. Tickets are also available at the Downtown Deli, 113 N. Harvard St. and Harvard Street Music Exchange, 134 S. Harvard St.
For a full line-up of shows, visit the theatre website at or stop by the ticket office Monday thru Friday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. or call 951-658-5950. A weekly email blast of upcoming events is available by enrolling on the theatre’s website,

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